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Info This song is in the Jamaican mento genre (not Calypso) (source). This is about a woman going to market trying to sell her fruit, but having no success. I omitted the verses about the woman’s children going hungry. Lyrics...
Info Also called “You Born Deh” and “We Bawn De,” this song is in Kriol (Creole) and is said to be a patriotic Belizean song. Lyrics We born dey, we born dey, Tell dem that we born dey We born...
Lyrics Refrain Come up horsey, hey hey, Come up horsey, hey, hey. Mama’s going to buy him a little lap-dog, Mama’s going to buy him a little lap-dog, Mama’s going to buy him a little lap-dog, Going to put him...
Lyrics Thief, yes thief, that is your name, For you stole my little friend. But I hope to get another, I shall get another friend. La la la la la La la la la la La la la la la...
Lyrics Come on the sloop John B., My grandfather and me, Round Nassau town we did roam. Drinking all night, we got in a fight, I feel so break-up, I want to go home. Refrain So hoist up the John...